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[PATCH] libdwfl: Fix assert and set in.d_size in dwfl_link_map_report.

When reading the phdrs from a core file segment fails we would try to read
them from the exec. This fallback path contained a faulty assert that the
requested size of the phdrs was still setup. But the core file reading
callback might have reset the d_size value to zero on error. So explicitly
set the number of bytes we want to read again instead of asserting the size.

Signed-off-by: Mark Wielaard <>
 libdwfl/ChangeLog  | 4 ++++
 libdwfl/link_map.c | 7 +++++--
 2 files changed, 9 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/libdwfl/ChangeLog b/libdwfl/ChangeLog
index bdfc92f..3332db7 100644
--- a/libdwfl/ChangeLog
+++ b/libdwfl/ChangeLog
@@ -1,3 +1,7 @@
+2016-08-12  Mark Wielaard  <>
+	* link_map.c (dwfl_link_map_report): Fix assert, set in.d_size.
 2016-04-14  Mark Wielaard  <>
 	* dwfl_module_getsrc_file.c (dwfl_module_getsrc_file): Free match
diff --git a/libdwfl/link_map.c b/libdwfl/link_map.c
index 28d7382..794668f 100644
--- a/libdwfl/link_map.c
+++ b/libdwfl/link_map.c
@@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
 /* Report modules by examining dynamic linker data structures.
-   Copyright (C) 2008-2015 Red Hat, Inc.
+   Copyright (C) 2008-2016 Red Hat, Inc.
    This file is part of elfutils.
    This file is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
@@ -843,7 +843,10 @@ dwfl_link_map_report (Dwfl *dwfl, const void *auxv, size_t auxv_size,
 	      off_t off = ehdr->e_phoff;
 	      assert (in.d_buf == NULL);
-	      assert (in.d_size == phnum * phent);
+	      /* Note this in the !in_ok path.  That means memory_callback
+		 failed.  But the callback might still have reset the d_size
+		 value (to zero).  So explicitly set it here again.  */
+	      in.d_size = phnum * phent;
 	      in.d_buf = malloc (in.d_size);
 	      if (unlikely (in.d_buf == NULL))

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